Annual Rostrum Convention Queensland

Today is the Annual Rostrum Convention in Queensland.  I have arrived a bit late, so I am sitting outside in the coffee area blogging.  In my defence, I was up until midnight reviewing a student’s literature review submission for UQ prior to having to mark it.   Rostrum is all about public speaking, so today’s …

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Liveblogging Rostrum Convention 2016

Might live blog today’s Rostrum convention, I think. Started with a Facebook live with Marcela Ramirez from MRPR. Marcela has the first session on ‘Selling the Sizzle’ at the Convention.  Marcela (@tweetmrpr) does a ton of good work in the community is very socially aware, and is a great presenter as well. Oh, and just …

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Presentations and public speaking for managers

Last week I did a morning session with practice managers with the Institute of Urban Indigenous Health through UQ Executive Education.  A very switched on group of of women who are doing terrific things – if perhaps drinking a bit too much V to get them through the day.  Anyway, it was a really good …

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Kate Moss is a cocaine-hoovering trollop on a catwalk

One of the fun things I do regularly is Rostrum – a public speaking club. The other night we had a balloon debate and at the last minute I was drafted in. A balloon debate is where there are three people in a leaking hot air balloon who are arguing over a single parachute. The …

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